Herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases, but scientists have been working diligently to find a means to treat this virus, which doesn't seem to have a real cure.
Researchers find unknown proteins of herpes virus that could lead to improved care University of Minnesota exhibit examines role of sexual health in pop culture
Looking back on the many changes in public media advertisements is a major focus of pop culture studies, but a new exhibit debuting at the University of Minnesota examines the complicated issue of sexual health in popular media.
Dutch study examines "sexting" and patterns of teen sexual behavior
Parents have a tough time keeping track of their teens' online and cell phone behaviors, which could lead to some particularly risky activities.
Miriam Hospital sexual health study reveals compelling trends of first-year female college students
In the awareness campaign advocating for the defense against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), there are often a series of important studies that shed light on the trends that drive the sexual health tendencies of certain individuals.
Durex to donate 2.5 million condoms in honor of World AIDS Day
With World AIDS Day approaching on December 1, sexual health advocates are doing everything possible to spread awareness in the fight against the sexually transmitted disease.
New Thai restaurant combines safe sex message with upscale dining
Restaurants that are working with specific themes usually have an edge in the crowded dining scene, but very few of them decide to combine family planning with the traditional family dinner.
Promising UNAIDS report finds HIV infections have dropped 50 percent in 25 countries
According to RTTNews.com, the report, dubbed "Results" by UNAIDS, also found that AIDS-related deaths dropped by more than 25 percent between 2005 and 2011 around the world, signaling that the disease could be eradicated completely if trends continue.
Man Up Monday trial campaign seeks to double STD testing of young men
The Monday Campaigns (TMC), a nonprofit initiative backed by public health schools, has become famous for its healthy living ideas like Meatless Mondays, The Kids Cook Monday and other events that encourage individuals to stop and take stock of their overall health.
U.S. Navy revises policy to allow HIV-positive service members to serve overseas
Ever since the U.S. Navy began testing for HIV in the 1980s, the military branch has pursued a policy of preventing its HIV-positive sailors and Marines from serving on foreign soil and forcing them to visit a military health facility with an infectious disease doctor every six months.
Condoms treated with silver nanoparticles could lower rates of HIV and other STDs
While condoms are one of the most reliable forms of protection available for sexually active individuals, they are not exactly foolproof.
Trojan Sexual Health Report Card ranks top schools in nation for sexual health resources
With thousands of students contracting sexually transmitted diseases on college campuses each year, the annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card is a way to gauge what sexual health resources and services are available to students.
Having the conversation with your college student about STDs
Entering college is an exciting period for any young adult, but it may also signify the first time a young person is on his or her own.
Understanding the risks of trichomoniasis and how to treat it
When people become sexually active, they are probably warned by parents and educators about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like gonorrhea and HIV.
Teens born with HIV are not always aware of their status
There have been amazing strides made in the treatment and care of HIV over the past few decades, but proper education is still a major stumbling block for the sexually transmitted disease.
Drug-resistant gonorrhea becoming major problem for healthcare professionals
Gonorrhea is already the second most reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States, but the bacterial infection may have just gotten a bit scarier for sexually active individuals.
Lifestyle changes may lower the frequency of herpes outbreaks
Herpes is one of the most feared sexually transmitted diseases, one that is incurable and can flare up periodically after a person has contracted it.
Canadian HIV vaccine shows promising results in early trials
Though there has been major advances in the treatment of HIV over the past several decades, the virus remains one of the most feared sexually-transmitted diseases.
Some HIV patients skipping meds to drink, says study
Adjusting to life with a sexually-transmitted disease is not an easy process for any individual, but when personal choices get in the way of proper healthcare, problems could arise quickly.
College senior lives a full life after after HIV diagnosis
Some people believe that life-changing illnesses will never affect them and, because of that, may not think twice about engaging in risky sexual behavior.
L.A. porn stars have higher STD rates than Nevada prostitutes
According to a new study published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, there are significantly more gonorrhea and chlamydia cases among the adult film star population based in Los Angeles than there are in legal prostitutes working in Nevada.